Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 July 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 this evening then becoming light late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 5 to 15 Sunday morning and to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

A few showers ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 July 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 July 2017
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 July 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating low located over northern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located from Explorer to
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located from Explorer
to Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 PM PDT 22 July 2017 A low pressure centre will remain over Northern Bowie tonight before
dissipating Sunday morning. Marginal southwesterly gales over
Northern Bowie will diminish early this evening.

A building ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound tonight
will lie over Haida Gwaii on Sunday. Ahead of the ridge,
northwesterly gales will develop over Johnstone Strait and west coast
Vancouver Island into Southern Explorer Sunday afternoon.

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